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the ploughshares fund and then the next hour, congresswoman donna edwards in studio with us. but first... >> this is the "full court press." >> bill: dan, what have you got? >> other headlines on this thursday, the hospital in great britain where the pregnant kate middleton was released from this morning is re-examining its security procedures after an embarrassing moment yesterday. a pair of australian radio deejays prank called the hospital posing as the queen and prince charles and inquired as to the duchess' condition and got a full report from a nurse over the phone about her improving health. the hospital apologized for the incident. >> bill: can you imagine? calling up and pretending to be the queen? i can't imagine doing that. can you imagine anybody on the other end of the line actually falling for it? >> did you hear the accent she used? this is the queen. it was so bad. it was like that bad. hello, this is your queen. i would like to know about my granddaughter -- whatever it was. they totally fell for
workers. let's talk to chris edwards director of tax and policy at the kato institute. but besides this number 143,000 workers, when everybody has basketball getting laid off. average civilian pay, average federal workday, $134,000. that is $32,000 more than the average pay. that is astonishing. >> if you look at total compensation, the average worker does $124,000 a year versus $68,000 a year. the benefits are amazing. they get a 401(k) styled pension and they get high job security. they are laid off one quarter of the rate that high workers are. we don't want to draw the best and most skilled workers in washington. >> it is interesting to me, people seem to know this. 67% of us think that the people in the private sector work harder than those in the public sector. the federal workforce has more machine money. we are supposed to be having budget cuts. why isn't anyone looking for it. this is one of the areas where republicans have pushed for spending restraint. there is a lot of money here. federal workers outside of the military cost us $240 billion a year. 100,000 beurocrats in
edward vii hospital from london harley street to the couple's home at kensington palace for what officials say will be a time of arrest. her recovery is certainly a relief for the royal family. prince charles visiting members of the commonwealth expedition even managed to joke about the australian press and call to the hospital. -- prank call to the hospital. >> [indiscernible] that is funded. -- splendid. >> the important thing for kay now, according to doctors, is to get as much rest as possible. >> she should be resting and avoiding any commitments that are not the central. if she doesn't, her rummaging could get worse again and she could end up back in hospital. >> but the need to protect a cake and the unborn baby raised some are to go issues for the couple. the royal doctors here in london are hardly going to be content at the moment for kate to return to north wales where william is based as and rsv search and rescue pilots. both of them has -- have decisions to make. kate must decide whether she stays in london, but would have to be without william's full time support. he
, but that is expected. she was taken from the king edward vii hospital from london harley street to the couple's home at kensington palace for what officials say will be a time of arrest. her recovery is certainly a relief for the royal family. prince charles visiting members of the commonwealth expedition even managed to joke about the australian press and call to the hospital. -- prank call to the hospital. >> [indiscernible] that is funded. -- splendid. >> the important thing for kay now, according to doctors, is to get as much rest as possible. >> she should be resting and avoiding any commitments that are not the central. if she doesn't, her rummaging could get worse again and she could end up back in hospital. >> but the need to protect a cake and the unborn baby raised some are to go issues for the couple. the royal doctors here in london are hardly going to be content at the moment for kate to return to north wales where william is based as and rsv search and rescue pilots. both of them has -- have decisions to make. kate must decide whether she stays in london, but would have to be without w
. the prince went to see her this morning at london's king edward viii hospital named after his great great grandfather. mark edwards is there. >> reporter: good morning, norah. good morning charlie. the medical bulletin this morning, there is no medical but thein. bulletin. kate is in this hospital. she is, as you say, with prince william. she is suffering from a very acute form of morning sickness. said to be very uncomfortable to her. but at this stage not a threat to the pregnancy. prince william has come back here again this morning. this seems to be a pregnancy that the whole world is living through as well. prince william, who had taken his wife to the hospital stayed with her until late last night before leaving. his wife's condition will no doubt, be a concern for him. but doctors say kate should respond to treatment. >> it's just a severe form where you could keep down fluids not even water. and that can, obviously, become dangerous. you can become dehydrated and the aim of the admission is to rehydrate through intravenous fluids. >> reporter: kate was showing
to be the queen. here's abc's david wright. >> hello? good morning, king edward vii hospital. >> hello there, can i speak to kate, please? my granddaughter? >> oh, yes, just hold on, ma'am. >> reporter: a royal crank call to the bedside of a princess. >> kate, my darling, are you there? >> good morning, ma'am, this is the nurse speaking. how may i help you? >> hello, i'm just after my granddaughter, kate. i want to see how her little tummy bug is going. >> reporter: an australian dj impersonating her royal highness. >> when is a good time to come visit her? because i'm the queen, so, i need a lift down there. >> i would suggest that any time after 9:00 would be suitable. >> reporter: that well-intentioned nurse is in good company. in the past, other dj's have managed to prank call the queen herself, and even pope john paul. a miami dj once got through to fidel castro. >> fidel? >> si! >> reporter: during the 2008 campaign, sarah palin got caught out by a canadian prankster impersonating the french president. >> one of my favorite activities is to hunt, too. >> oh, very good. we should go hunting
? good morning, king edward vii hospital. >> hello there. can i speak to kate, please? >> reporter: a royal crank call to the bedside of a princess. >> kate, my darling, are you there? >> good morning, ma'am, this is the nurse speaking. how may i help you? >> hello, i'm just after my granddaughter, kate. i want to see how her little tummy bug is going. >> reporter: an australian deejay impersonating her royal highness. >> when is a good time to come visit her? cause i'm the queen, so i need a lift down there. >> i would suggest any time after 9:00 would be suitable. >> reporter: that well-intentioned nurse is in good company. in the past, other deejays have managed to prank call the queen herself, and even pope john paul. a miami dj once got through trophy dell castro. >> fidel? >> si. >> reporter: during the 2008 campaign, sarah palin got caught out by a canadian prankster impersonating the french president. >> one of my favorite activities is to hunt, too. >> oh, very good. we should go hunting together. >> reporter: in that case, as in this one, it begs the question -- was she j
edward vii hospital. kate middleton inside, right now. mom-to-be. and lara is there in london, with the very latest this morning. good morning to you, lara. >> good morning to you, josh, from outside buckingham palace. and williams' mother, princess diana, really did set a new standard when it came to raising a future heir. so, what has kate learned from her? we're going to look at that, just ahead. elizabeth? >> all right, lara. thank you so much. >>> first, let's get right to that incredible police dash cam video out of texas. it began as a routine traffic stop until the officers heard a scream from inside the car's trunk. the arrest, the rescue, all of it caught on tape. and abc's john muller has the entire story. >> reporter: this police dash cam video, capturing a routine traffic stop, that's about to become anything but routine. what cops don't know yet, there's a man tied up in that trunk, fearing for his life. that man, 22-year-old shawn bloomer, seen here in his twitter picture. police say these three kidnapped blomer from his job in august. he was beaten and stuffed
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pulling a prank. at king edward the 7th hospital to be by his wife's bed side again, this bizarre host emerged. >> hello there. could i please speak to kate please, my granddaughter. >> yes. just hold on. >> thank you. >> two radio djs pretending to be the queen and prince charles prank called the hospital ward and managed to speak with one of her private nurses about how the duchess is feeling. >> kate, my darling are you there? >> good morning ma'am this is the nurse speaking how may i help you?. >> i'm just after my granddaughter kate,. >> the hospital released a statement saying it deeply regrets giving out information about kate's condition adding this was a foolish prank wall kaul we all deplore. barely 12 weeks pregnant the royal couple forced to break the news to the world after kate, suffering from a condition called hype hyperemisis gravidarum was admitted to the hospital. >> outpouring of4)&rb support. and i think that must have given them encouragement and made them feel perhaps more positive and excited about the whole thing. >> in a sign kate is getting better you can see
times by everybody at king edward seventh hospital. meanwhile the hospital is reevaluating its phone protocol. we want to be clear it's the nurse that transferred the call not the one that gave the intimate details of her care that actually was found dead. >> what about the radio host who pulled this prank off. >> as you mentioned they are off the air at least for now. report this station has come under fire for on air antics. the station manage. saying of these two hosts they are both deeply shocked and at this time agreed not to comment. the will not return to radio show until further notice out of respect for what can only be described as a tragedy. the station extended deepest sympathies to the family of that nurse. shepard, we have learned she is a mother of two. shep? >> shepard: jamie colby in the newsroom, thanks. the eccentric computer guru john mcafee is out of the hospital and back behind bars. you probably know the guy as the founder of the mcafee security software. he he founded it. got millions of computers nationwide hooked up to it police in guatemala caught him after
wrote this weekend simply -- i miss you. i love you. sa dane ya worked as a nurse at king edward vii hospital for four years. her family lives in bristol. with no receptionist overnight, she answered the prank call and put it through. >> hello, there. can i speak to my granddaughter kate? >> for kate it's another test of her new life in the public. >> while she understood what she was taking on, i think that there have been a couple of things that will have made them go, oh, my goodness, we didn't necessarily think that it was going to be this bad this day and age. >> it's sounding uncomfortably like the life of her late mother in law, princess diana who was hounded by the media. we have just learned that william has canceled a public appearance tonight. kate is understandably lying low, she had been to schedule appear at the london premiere at hobbit this wednesday. that will demapend on her medic condition. >>> the two australian djs are basically in hiding. but there really is no hiding from the global tsunami of outrage headed in their direction and now, new questions about wheth
simply -- i miss you, i love you. saldanha worked as a nurse at king edward vii hospital for four years. her family lives in bristol. while on shift, she slept in a residence for nurses. with no receptionist on duty overnight, she answered the prank call and put it through. >> hello, there. could i speak to my granddaughter kate? >> yes, just hold on. >> reporter: the humiliation apparently drove her to suicide. for kate it's another test of her new life as a very public royal. in september, a photographer photographed her topless on a private vacation. >> while she understood what she was taking on, i think that there have been a couple of things that will have made them go, oh, my goodness, you know, we didn't necessarily think that it was going to be this bad this day and age. >> reporter: it's sounding uncomfortably like the life of her late mother in law, princess diana, who was hounded by the media. we have just learned that william has canceled a public appearance tonight. kate is understandably lying low, she had been schedule to appear at the london premiere at "the hobbit" thi
, and that is why it was felt at this early stage of the pregnancy that she had to go to the king edward xii's hospital for several days. the prince is delight. no doubt prime ministers of realms from your end of the world to mine will be saying similar in the hours ahead, michael. >> of course, apart from that, everybody loving a prince and princess appropriating, i suppose. the other more political side tv from the royal family's point of view isn't all about succession, is it? >> completely, totally, and utterly. this is about who will be on the throne after william. we go from the queen, who is at the moment, to charles, the prince of wales, to william the duke of cambridge, and after william it will be the child. now, here's the interesting thing. whoever or whatever sex is born, the law that is are now being prom you will gated come to fruition, which it will, whether it's a girl or a boy, they will become monarch. the current rule is, of course, the males first. even if a female is born, if a male is born, knocks the female out of the line of succession. that is going to change. now,
wonderfully well by everyone at the king edward hospital and their thoughts and prayers are with jacintha, her family, friends, and colleagues in this very, very sad time. it's absolutely a joke that when catastrophically wrong, and it ended up with a nurse who took that original phone call committing suicide. while there is sadness on one level for william and kate, i'm sure behind closed doors they are absolutely furious. >> greta: of course, the media has been a problem, a serious problem in the prince's life to begin with. his mother was dogged by the paparazzi. just look at how the media chases down this royal family, and i'm sure that these two radio hosts never in10ed for this to happen, but look what's happened. >> that's right. i'm sure that when they put that original phone call through, in fact, they said as much. they absolutely never imagined in a million years that their phone call would actually get put through. yes, there has been a backlash here. you've got to go on twitter and look at the con sternation really, by people, who are so angry that someone has ultimately died as a
edward vii hospital is most likely revving up their phone security this morning, after an australian disc jockey called, reportedly pretending to be the queen and connecting with one of kate's personal nurses last night. >> she's sleeping at the moment. and she has had an uneventful night. >> when is a good time to come and visit her because i'm the queen. >> i would suggest that any time after 9:00 would be suitable. >> reporter: but it was all smiles for william last night as he emerged from the hospital here in london, after spending six hours by his wife's bedside. his expression, much happier than when he arrived. and this morning, kate is reportedly being treated by the queen's doctors. the palace saying in a statement, she is, quote, continuing to feel better, as she battles hyperemesis gravidarum. an acute form of nausea that the palace added kate and william are grateful for the good wishes they have received. >> there's been an outpouring of support for the couple. and that made them feel, perhaps, a bit more positive. and excited. >> reporter: kate's parents, carole and michael
. prince william's wife is expected to stay in king edwards hospital for several days. >> reporter: good morning charlie. the news today seems to be better. after spending a second day at the hospital with his wife, prince william left her looking a lot more relaxed. kate is, quote, continuing to feel better and it seems that the prince was feeling a little better, too. kate is generally an active woman, a bit of a jock at school as she showed in her last public appearance before the onset of the illness. doctors say there's no reason she shouldn't continue to respond to treatment. while she's been a natural at the meet and greet part of the job, the most important part of her job has always been to provide heirs to the throne. that will get priority now. given the delicate start to her delicate condition, we're bound to see less of her over the next few months. >> i think the doctors are being incredibly cautious. they don't want to take any risks. this is going to be the future heir to the throne. it really depends on how she recovers. if she feels well i'm sure we'll see her out and a
in hospital. >> reporter: and the first public comment from the royal family. well-wishes from prince edward and his wife, sophie. >> it was great about the news. but keep sympathy with katherine. >> the duchess may have to rely on her family for the next few weeks, as william heads back to wales for a search and rescue rotation. william and kate were due to attend a military awards ceremony this weekend. but the palace now says only william will be going. >> lama, thanks. >>> let's get to josh with the frightening headline out of syria. >> new concerns as the u.s. may have to intervene in the bloody civil war in that country. this morning, we're learning that syrian dictator, bashar al assad's forces have done in recent days that's alarmed u.s. officials and prompted a stern warning from president obama. and abc's martha raddatz is here with the details this morning. good morning, martha. >> reporter: good morning, josh. this morning, a u.s. official is confirming that over the weekend, the syrian military loaded elements of the deadly nerve gas, sarin, on to bombs on or near syrian airfiel
of morning sickness. mark phillips is outside king edwards vii hospital in london. mark, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, norah and charlie. normally, a royal baby gets this kind of attention when it's born. this one only had to be conceived. the duchess did leave the hospital today after three days inside where she was treated for acute morning sickness. as she and prince william left, she was asked how she felt. she said much better, yelling across the street to reporters who have been gathered here in the cold for that period of time. the couple are heading back to their london residence at kensington palace, where the duchess will stay for a period of rest, we're told. it's very unlikely that we'll see her over the next few days, anyway. her weekend events have been canceled. we'll see how she's feeling next week before we see her out and about again. charlie an norah? >> mark phillips, thank you. >>> the grammy awards usually honor musical royalty, but young, up-and-coming artists dominated this year's nominations. they were announced last night du
to save a drowning woman. cell phone video captured officer edward norton taking the plunge in torrential rain after a woman fell into the four point channel. norton is being praised for his quick action. he said it's all in a day's work. >> it's christmas in great britain and the royals are celebrating with traditions old and new. we have the latest from london. jim, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, erica from a blustery london today. as the queen prepares for yet another holiday season, britons are looking back on a truly remarkable year. queen elizabeth may believe in a traditional christmas, but her promotional video of this year's christmas speech looks more like a movie trailer. in a year na marked diamond jubilee celebrations for her 60 years on the throne and her virtual parachuting into london's olympic games. >> they gave the rest of us an opportity to share something of the excitement and drama. >> reporter: in a technological first the speech is viewable in 3d when it airs tomorrow. still, there will be few surprises the at the windsor's estate where the royal family c
sickness. she was smiling when she left king edward hospital this morning with prince william by her side. she is heading to kensington l palace forry short rest period. >>> grammy nominations are out. kelly clarkson is out for two of the biggest awards, song of the year and record of the year for her hit "stronger." six artists tied for the most nominations with six a piece, kanye west, jay-z, frank ocean, mumford and sons, and the group fun. are you a big ocean fan? >> i'm a big frank ocean fan. hope he cleans up. that would be nice. >>> our team this morning, jim frederick is with us, international editor of "time" magazine. abby huntsman is back, the daughter of former governor john jon huntsman and host of huffpost live. roland martin host of "washington watch." and zoraida sambolin sticks around. let's talk about pot. how about that for a sharp turn? it became legal in washington eight hours ago. it's still illegal in the federal government's eyes. they had a celebration in front of the space needle. miguel marquez is joining us with an update on how that went last night. >> repor
care. king edward viirupt where the nurse worked has released a statement saying it was extremely foolish of your presenters to even consider trying to lie their way through to one of our patients, let alone actually make the call. they went on to call the actions of the australian radio station appalling. let's get more reaction from senior international correspondent matthew chance. >> a lot of sadness and a lot of anger being directed against the radio station in sydney, australia. and the two deejays who carried out this prank call to this hospital here in central london. and a lot of their social media places like facebook have had to be taken down because of the messages of abuse from around the world that have been posted on them. also, the ceo of the company that owns the radio station has issued a public statement as well expressing his regret and saturdayness and indicating he does not think that legally there were any laws broken by the two deejays. they have been suspended, though, and the show has been taken off the air until further notice. take a listen to what that
, edward. here's the deal. they are raising or confirming the top end of their guidance for the full year. they are authorizing a $1.5 billion buyback. this is on top of 750 million that they completed this year. they are boosting their dividend for next year by 30% and they are reaffirming their long-term sales growth of 4 to 6%. so the former -- i don't know -- relative of coca-cola, largest bottl bottler in the united states. it goes back to our recovery road trip, atlanta. >> that's right. remember you were in front of those aquatic -- the whales, the dolphins behind you. >> yes those weren't whales or dolphins. >> in the meantime, it's coming on the back of a nice 90-point gain on the dow. thank you. >>> knight capital group's board meeting in hopes of a buyout offer. kate kelly has more at headquarters. kate? >> it is turning more aggressive as they battle for the upper hand. final discussions begin on sunday and getgo will pay $3.60 for as much of the outstanding shares of knight. they would keep knight public. virtue has proposed to pay about $3.20 per share and would privatize th
, this is what the palace says. royal highnesses were looked after so well by everybody at king edward vii hospital. after they issued that, they added to that, there's been so much talk around the story. said at no point did the palace complain to the hospital about the incident. on the contrary, offered full support to the nurses involved and the hospital staff, wolf, at all times. >> max, where do things stand with the deejays in australia that placed the prank call. >> well, there's lots of smoking in australia after the event. the hospital took it extremely seriously, it was a breach of patient confidentiality. what we now know, the two presenters told by the chief executive of the radio station decided they're not going to carry on in that role for now out of respect for jacintha. i have to say, there's been fierce reaction about the statement. many feel it was a bit disrespectful in itself, it was not very clear that this terrible tragedy occurred and actually they were part of that. >> you know how old this nurse was? >> reporter: don't know how old she was. there's lots of specula
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